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mokopuna Play

1. (verb) to be a grandchild.

Ka mārama anō koutou ki ngā ara i mokopuna ai a Whātonga ki a Tol-te-huatahi i konei (JPS 1913:174). / You now understand the ways in which Whātonga was a grandchild to Toi-te-huatahi.

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2. (noun) grandchildren, grandchild - child or grandchild of a son, daughter, nephew, niece, etc.

He mokopuna a Whātonga nā Toi-te-huatahi (JPS 1913:188). / Whātonga was Toi-te-huatahi's grandchild.

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3. (noun) descendant.

Ko Tāwhaki he mokopuna nā Māui (W 208). / Tāwhaki was Māui's descendant.

whāngai mokopuna Play

1. (noun) long-finned pilot whale, blackfish, Globicephala melas - a toothed whale with black skin, a grey, anchor-shaped marking on the chin and a square, bulbous head. Moves about in large schools, often stranding on beaches.

See also upokohue

he rangi mokopuna Play

1. fine winter's day.

he rā mokopuna Play

1. fine day in winter.

moko Play

1. (noun) grandchild - a term of address used by an older person for a grandchild or a young child. Short for mokopuna.

He aha hei parakuihi māu, e moko? / What do you want for breakfast, grandchild?

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